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5-Days Congo Gorilla & Nyiragongo Volcano Hike

Book a 5 Days Congo Gorillas and Nyiragongo Volcano hike is an exceptional package which offers you great experience to trek the endangered gorillas of Virunga National Park and Nyiragongo Volcano hiking for a greater adventure

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    Day 1: Kigali city tour and a transfer to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu.

    Day 2: Cross to DR Congo for a hike of Nyiragongo Volcano

    Day 3: Descend from Nyiragongo Volcano and return to Goma for an overnight.

    Day 4: Gorilla tracking in Virunga national park

    Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali for a city tour and airport drop.

  • Day 1: Transfer to Gisenyi – Lake Kivu
    After an early morning breakfast, Our driver guide will pick you from the hotel and transfer you to Gisenyi via Ruhengeri. A very interesting cultural activity in Iby’iwachu Village in Ruhengeri is a highlight you may wish to incorporate in your itinerary. While in Gisenyi, you may also wish to enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Kivu. Overnight stay at Lake Kivu Serena hotel (Luxury) /waterfront resort (deluxe)

    Day 2: Climb Nyiragongo volcano
    Hiking the volcano
    You will have a morning breakfast after which you will climb to the crater of Nyiragongo (5-6 hours) following an impressive trail through a tropical rainforest, and then through the lava flows of 2002 and volcanic desert. The hike will take you roughly 4-6 hours depending on your fitness and speed of hiking. Dinner and overnight at the tented camps at the summit of the volcano.

    Day 3: Descending

    After breakfast, you will descend and go back to Goma town for overnight. Overnight stay at Lake Kivu Serena hotel /waterfront resort

    Day 4: Gorilla tracking in Virunga national park
    On this day, you will wake up early, have breakfast and transfer to the national park headquarters for a simple briefing by the park rangers. At 8:00 am, follow specific tracks into the forest in search of the allocated gorilla family. You may also encounter other animals such as elephants, monkeys, and Columbus along with various bird species. Your interaction with the gorillas will be for an hour after which you will descend back to the starting point and then back to the lodge. Dinner and overnight at Mikeno Lodge/Bukima tented camp.
    Gorilla trekking

    Day 5: Transfer back to Kigali for a city tour and airport drop.

    Safari inclusions

    • Gorilla Permits

    • Nyiragongo hiking fees

    • Park Ranger Fees

    • Relevant Government Taxes

    • Full Board Accommodation

    • Full-time English speaking Driver/Guide

    • Ground Transportation by a 4×4 safari vehicle

    • Airport transfer, as long as your flight is on the same day on which the safari ends.



    • Airfares

    • Visa Fees

    • Personal Insurance

    • Expenses of personal nature such as; drinks, tips, laundry, telephone, cigarettes, accommodation & meals not indicated in the itinerary and optional activities


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